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We can help you determine if you or someone you love has a problem with alcoholism, substance use, an eating disorder or food addiction. Please call us at 800-397-3006, or click here to enter your contact information and we will be in touch as soon as we can.

Here is some basic information on the conditions we treat at Turning Point of Tampa:

Substance Use Disorder

The following are some common symptoms of a substance use disorder. The person suffering from substance use disorder may exhibit some or all of the following characteristics:

  • Unsuccessful attempts to stop using alcohol or drugs
  • Person finds it difficult to have a good time without drinking alcohol or using substances
  • Others express concern about the person’s drinking or substance use
  • Family and personal relationships are negatively affected by the person’s substance use
  • Person continues to use substances in spite of negative consequences which may or may not include arrest, job loss, damage to significant relationships, damage to physical or mental health, etc.

Click here to visit the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration website for more information on substance use disorders.

Click here to take a Substance Use Disorder Discovery Questionnaire

What is an eating disorder?

According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), an eating disorder is an illness that causes serious disturbances to your everyday diet, such as eating extremely small amounts of food or severely overeating. Eating disorders generally fall into one of three categories, Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, or Binge Eating, also referred to as food addiction. However, those who suffer from eating disorders often do not easily fall into only one of these three categories. They will sometimes exhibit a combination of symptoms of any or all of the three.

For more detailed information on eating disorders, visit the NIMH website by clicking here.

Click here to take an Eating Disorder Discovery Questionnaire

What it means to be dually diagnosed

The term dual diagnosis describes someone who suffers from both a substance use disorder and another type of psychiatric illness. This condition could include depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress, ADD or ADHD, or any of a number of other mental health or behavioral issues. For more information on illnesses that often accompany a substance use disorder, visit the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website by clicking here.

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